Scunthorpe man killed in crash on A18 named locally

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A motorcyclist who died after a crash with a car on the A18 at the weekend has been named locally.

Chris Gough, 51, and from Scunthorpe, died at the scene of the crash half a mile south of Humberside Airport at around 4.35pm on Sunday, January 8.

The crash involved a grey Renault Megane and black BMW motorbike.


A number of friends have left tributes to Chris on Facebook.

Angela Wood said: “We all have that one friend who we always turn to.

“They can be the most unlikely people and the friendship just creeps up on you and even though you may very rarely see each other, they become an important part of your life because you speak almost daily.

“I’ve been fortunate to have someone just like that but yesterday I lost my amazing friend to a tragic accident.

“It’s a very scary feeling indeed to feel lost as a grown up. Will miss you loads Chris Gough and will never forget you.”

Paul Clarke said: “My thoughts and condolences go to the family and extended family from Marshall BMW Scunthorpe and Grimsby for the passing of Chris Gough taken from us.

“A true biker and gentleman RIP.”

Anyone who witnessed the crash, or saw the car or bike, should call Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 305 of January 8.

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